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Minna Henriksson

Minna Henriksson

area: Visual Art

Works on Paper (series of 40 linocuts, 2017)

© Minna Henriksson

Works on Paper (series of 40 linocuts, 2017)

© Minna Henriksson

Works on Paper (series of 40 linocuts, 2017)

© Minna Henriksson

Key Facts




Visual Art



recommending institution

frei_raum Q21 exhibition space

time period

September 2018 - September 2018

BORN 1976 Oulu, Finland


2006 Critical Studies, postgraduate course, Malmö Art Academy and Rooseum Contemporary Art Centre, Malmö
2004 MA Time and Space -multimedia dept., Fine Arts Academy, Helsinki
1999 BFA Fine Art Painting, University of Brighton
1996 Liminka School of Art, Finland


2016 Works on  Paper, Third Space, Helsinki
2015 Works on Paper, Tobacna 001 Cultural Center, Ljubljana
2015 Kätketty, Galleria Uusikuva, Kotka
2015 Noise After Babel, Oksasenkatu 11, Helsinki (collaboration with Sezgin Boynik)
2013 Public and Privatized – Lenin of Turku and Riga, Lenin Museum, Tampere
2013 Follow the Money, Temporary artwork in public space, Romsås Center, Groruddalen, Oslo. Produced by Kulturbyrået Mesen in collaboration with Finno
2012 Lenin in Aurakatu, Studio of Turku Art Museum, Turku
2012 Hidden, Galleri Bergman, Helsinki
2010 Asik Olan Dogru Söyler, permanent public artwork in the city of Trabzon and exhibition in Sukurhan passage, My City, Trabzon, Turkey
2009 Belgrade Notes, Kontekst Galerija, Belgrade
2009 Maps, Meeting Point, Cinema Rex, Belgrad
2008 Construction, Rizoma, Prishtina
2008 North State, Gallery MAA-tila, Helsinki
2008 Ljubljana Notes, Galerija Kapelica, Ljubljana
2007 Istanbul Map, PIST/// 24 – 7 Window Space, Istanbul
2006 Zagreb Notes, Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
2005 Paraskaikest Kaupunni, Cultural Centre NUKU, Oulu
2004 With Love From Finland, INTER, Finnish Embassy, London
2002 4 friends, Kluuvi gallery, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
2002 Berlin Drawings, Görlitzerstraße 39, Berlin
2001 Chewing Gum Installation, Bar9, Helsinki
2001 Snow Man, CSKX Projection Project, London
2000 Kävi Täällä, Kulttuuriareena Gloria, Helsinki


2017 Menneen ja tulevan välissä – State of the Art – The Finnish State Art Commission 60 years, Mikkeli Art Museum
2016 History Unfolds, Swedish History Museum, Stockholm
2016 Ja sama asia nykyaikaisesti käsitettynä – State of the Art – The Finnish State Art Commission 60 years, Visavuori Museum, Valkeakoski
2016 Where does poetry nest?, Tampereen 10. Maailmantangofestivaali, Tampere
2016 Where Do We Migrate To? DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana
2016 Rakvere Sculpture Festival, group exhibition in Rakvere, Estonia
2016 Finnish Landscape, Seurasaari, Helsinki with Helsinki Checkpoint
2016   No Play – Feminist training camp, nGbK, Berlin
2016 Untitled (two takes on crisis) – You Must Make Your Death Public, de Appel Arts Center, Amsterdam
2016 Uncanny Materials,  Academy of Fine Arts Vienna
2015 Apricots from Damascus, SALT, Istanbul
2015 Crises and new beginnings: Art in Slovenia 2005 – 2015, Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova, Ljubljana
2015 SOS – Self-organising Systems, 2nd Tbilisi Triennial, Tbilisi
2015 Where Do We Migrate To? Varmlands Museum, Karlstad
2015 Do we need to grow up?, NewBridge Project, New Castle
2015 Tunnel Vision, 8th Momentum Nordic Biennial for Contemporary Art, Moss
2015 New Present, XX Mänttä Art Festival, Mänttä
2014 Make Arts Policy, Baltic Circle festival ja Helsinki Checkpoint
2014 Politicization of Friendship, Moderna Galerija + MSUM, Ljubljana
2014 Objekti, Espoo Kunsthalle
2014 Parallax, Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
2014 PORTIZMIR3 Triennial, Izmir
2014 The Invisible Wall, Studio 17, Stavanger
2013 Survival Kit – Contemporary Arts Festival, Riga
2013 Täällä!, Group exhibition of artworks in public space, Oulu Art Museum
2013 Kipinä, Political Art and Design, Fiskars Summer exhibition
2013 Still Light, HIAP summer exhibition, Gallery Augusta
2012 Mikset Puhu Suomea!, together with Fatmir Mustafa-Carlo in Hippolyte Studio, Helsinki
2012 Polaroid, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2011 On the Tresholds of Privacy, Kunstpflug, Brück
2011 Cultural Policy Group – Helsinki, März Project Space, Tallinn
2011 Pizzalist III, Untold Stories, Tallinn Art Hall, together with Kalle Hamm, Dzamil Kamanger, Sezgin Boynik
2011 Cultural Policy Group – Helsinki, Kibela Gallery, Multimedia Center Kibla, Maribor
2011 BRG, 1st Biennial ‘Time Machine’ No Network, ARK-01, Konjic
2010 People in the Summers Night, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki
2010 Export-Import, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki
2009 Avara Horisontti, Oulu City Art Museum, Oulu
2009 New Pleasure, Ekko Electronic Music and Art Festival, Bergen
2009 Valumateoria, Korjaamo gallery, Helsinki
2009 Happy Together, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
2008 Museum in the Streets, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana
2008 Nine Voices Nine Places, Institute Camões, Lissabon, and Museum Baluarte de la Candelaria, Cadiz
2007 Pizzeria Babylon, Intervention with Kalle Hamm, Dzamil Kamanger and Sezgin Boynik, Centrifugal-project, Helsinki
2007 Big Family Business, IMC Trade Center, Istanbul
2007 Sobe!, Bilsar-gallery, Galerist, Istanbul
2007 Pizzeria Babylon, public intervention with Kalle Hamm, Dzamil Kamanger and Sezgin Boynik, Helsinki
2007 Centrifugal, SC-gallery, Zagreb
2007 From the owner with a view, Ortaköy, Istanbul
2007 Mapping, Bury Art Gallery, Bury, UK
2006 Artsupermarket Pikasso, Helsinki
2006 Songs of Freedom and Love, Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul
2006 Normalisation, Critical Studies, Rooseum Contemporary Art Centre, Malmö
2006 Sokerina Pohjalla, Rauman Taidemuseo
2005 Urban Realitites: Focus Istanbul, group exhibition, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
2004 Under the Bridge, Urban Interventions, Biro, Belgrade
2004 Collaborative Statement with Alexander Nikolic, How2End a Message, 45. Octobarski Salon, Belgrade
2004 The Power Out, with Electrelane, Permanent Gallery, Brighton
2003 Georgia On My Mind, BRG with Hüseyin Alptekin and Staffan Jofjell, Leena Kuumola galleri, Helsinki
2003 BRG with Hüseyin Alptekin and Can Altay, Havana Biennial, 4-D, Pavilion de Cuba, Cuba
2003 BRG with Hüseyin Alptekin and Staffan Jofjell, Tirana/Istanbul/Tbilissi, B-Fact, the 2nd Tirana Biennial, Albania and the Sea Elephant Travel Agency, Istanbul
2001 Young Artists’ Exhibition, Helsinki Kunsthalle, Helsinki
1999 New In Town, CSKX-Studios, London


During my residency at Q21, I plan to work on an forthcoming artwork, which will be exhibited in Vienna in the exhibition ‘Dark Energy. Feminist Organizing, Working Collectively,’ curated by Véronique Boilard, Andrea Haas, Nina Hoechtl and Julia Wieger. The exhibition is scheduled to open in March 2019 in the exhibition space of the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna.

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